Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, 3rd Edition: Health, Handling, Breeding (Storey’s Guide to Raising) (Paperback)

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Description


Whether you’re raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding bovine behavior while covering breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, medical care, and humane slaughter practices. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals and dealing with toxic pasture plants, you’ll also find advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for your beef. 

About the Author


Heather Smith Thomas has written extensively on animal health care, authoring thousands of articles and 24 books on the subject. Her books include Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, Essential Guide to Calving, Getting Started with Beef & Dairy CattleThe Cattle Health Handbook, The Horse Conformation Handbook, Storey’s Guide to Raising Horses, Storey’s Guide to Training Horses, and Stable Smarts. She raises cattle and horses on her family ranch in Salmon, Idaho.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781603424547
ISBN-10: 1603424547
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: October 28th, 2009
Pages: 340
Language: English
Series: Storey’s Guide to Raising